Overwatch Patch 1.12 is Out, Brings New Lunar Colony Map and More

The newest Overwatch patch 1.12 delivers the new Horizon Lunar Colony Map. It also adds new legendary Oni Genji and Officer D.Va skins and updates to heroes like McCree, Reaper and Roadhog. The 1.12 patch is available for all platforms.

Overwatch 1.12 Patch Notes

The patch notes are, as always, posted on the official Overwatch forums. Beside the new Horizon Lunar Colony map and the two legendary skins, there are things like:
Hero Updates

  • McCree – Deadye
    • Targets now begin locking on after 0.2 seconds, instead of 0.8 seconds
    • Damage accumulated over the first 1.0 seconds increased from 20 to 80 (damage per second after the first 1.0 seconds is unchanged)
  • Reaper – The Reaping (Passive)
    • Removed health orbs
    • Now regains 20% of all damage done to heroes as health
  • Roadhog – Head hitbox size reduced by 20%
  • Roadhog – Scrap Gun
    • Bullet damage decreased by 33%
    • Fire rate increased by 30%
    • Clip size increased from 4 to 5

Overwatch Patch 1.12 is Out Brings New Lunar Colony Map and More
Patch 1.12 is Out, Brings New Lunar Colony Map and More

Custom Games and Game Browser

  • Player gravity and projectile gravity can now be modified
  • Knockback magnitude can now be modified on any weapons or abilities that have a knockback effect
  • Jump height can now be modified

User Interface Updates:

  • A quick summary of each player’s most-played heroes is now available by highlighting the player in the Groups section of the Social menu (statistics displayed will dynamically change based on the mode/ruleset)
  • A new “All Modes” option has been added to the Career Profile that allows players to view combined stats from all game modes
  • A new “All Competitive Seasons” option has been added to the Career Profile that allows players to view combined stats from all Completive Play seasons
  • The “Damage Done” statistic has been replaced with “Hero Damage Done” in multiple locations
  • A new “Barrier Damage Done” statistic has been added to the Statistics section of the Career Profile, as well as an “All Damage Done” statistic, which combines damage done to barriers and heroes
  • Averages are now calculated in 10-minute slices, rather than by the number of games played
  • Rate This Match” option no longer appears at the end of a match

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